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    Djokovic extends Slam match winning streak to 30
    Jun30

    Djokovic extends Slam match winning streak to 30

    Chalk up another Grand Slam milestone for Novak Djokovic. The defending Wimbledon champion won his 30th straight match at a major tournament Wednesday, sweeping into the third round with a clinical 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory over Adrian Mannarino under the roof on Centre Court. The win gave Djokovic sole ownership of third place on the all-time...

    Russia’s Putin Orders Government to Start Normalising Trade with Turkey
    Jun30

    Russia’s Putin Orders Government to Start Normalising Trade with Turkey

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday lifted Moscow’s travel restrictions to Turkey and ordered trade ties normalized after his first phone call with counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan since Ankara downed a Russian jet last year. In the wake of the November incident Moscow slapped a range of sanctions on Ankara, including an embargo on some...

    “Protests meant to destabilize Balkans” – Russian official
    Jun30

    “Protests meant to destabilize Balkans” – Russian official

    The United Russia General Council deputy secretary has said that it is “well known who and how is initiating ‘non-violent protests’ in the former Yugoslavia.”Sergei Zheleznyak, who also serves as deputy chair of the State Duma, said that such protests have also happened in Ukraine and in many other countries, “and it...

    Istanbul airport attack: Death toll rises to 42
    Jun30

    Istanbul airport attack: Death toll rises to 42

    Turkey pointed the finger of blame at Islamic State jihadists Wednesday after suicide bombers armed with automatic rifles attacked Istanbul’s main international airport, killing 42 people, including foreigners. Witnesses described scenes of terror and panic on Tuesday evening as the attackers began shooting indiscriminately and then blew...

    Putin lifts Turkey restrictions after Erdogan call
    Jun30

    Putin lifts Turkey restrictions after Erdogan call

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday lifted restrictions on travel to Turkey after mending ties with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seven months after Ankara downed a Russian jet, triggering a raft of sanctions. Following his first call with Erdogan since the incident, Putin announced that Moscow’s ban on charter flights and...

    President of Ukraine on Bulgaria visit
    Jun30

    President of Ukraine on Bulgaria visit

    At the invitation of President Rosen Plevneliev, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is going to pay a one-day official visit toBulgaria. Central to the talks will be trade-economic and investment cooperation, regional security and the topical issues on Europe’s political agenda. …read more Source: Radio...

    Sofia favors stronger NATO Black Sea presence
    Jun30

    Sofia favors stronger NATO Black Sea presence

    In connection with security in the Black Sea region and Bulgaria’s position on the forthcoming NATO summit in Warsaw, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has told parliament that Bulgaria supports stronger NATO presence in the Black Sea with a view to deterrence and prevention of conflicts in the region. Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has...

    Russia extends import ban on Danish food products
    Jun30

    Russia extends import ban on Danish food products

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new decree that extends the ban on imports of certain Western food products until the end of 2017. The ban means that a number of Danish food industries, including the struggling pork sector, will continue to forego the huge Russian market for at least another 18 months. The Russian ban came into...

    IS suspected of airport attack
    Jun30

    IS suspected of airport attack

    SHATTERED REMAINS: A man looks at the damage caused by suicide bombers at Ataturk Airpor t’s international arrivals terminal in Istanbul. Pictures: AFP 41 killed in deadly Istanbul siege by suicide bombers Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements yesterday after three suspected Islamic State (IS) suicide bombers...

    Four Afghans Among Victims of Istanbul Attack
    Jun30

    Four Afghans Among Victims of Istanbul Attack

    Four Afghans are among those killed in triple bombings at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on Tuesday, Afghan Consulate General Mali Quraishi said on Thursday. He added that two other Afghans were wounded in the attack. Quraishi did not provide further details in this regard. The death toll from Istanbul attack rose to 41 dead and 230 injured on...